Edward Bennis

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Edward Bennis
Biographical details
Born(1885-07-30)July 30, 1885
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Playing career
Football
1904–1905Penn
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1909Saint Joseph's
1912Georgetown (assistant)
1916Villanova
Basketball
1910–1911Saint Joseph's
Head coaching record
Overall1–8 (football, Villanova only)
6–6 (basketball)

Edward Michael Bennis (July 30, 1885 – ) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach at Villanova College—now known as Villanova University—in 1916, compiling a record of 1–8. Bennis was also the head coach for the Saint Joseph's Hawks men's basketball team for one season (1910–11) and finished with a 6–6 record. In addition to coaching the basketball team, he was also hired in 1909 to coach the St Joe's football team. Bennis was a standout football player at the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn in 1906.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Villanova Wildcats (Independent) (1916)
1916 Villanova 1–8
Villanova: 1–8
Total: 1–8

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